Democracy Now! Wednesday, July 9, 2003
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
Abbas Threatens to Resign as Palestinian PM
Pentagon & Justice Department Blamed For Slowing 9/11 Investigation
BBC: CIA Told White House in 2002 No Iraq-Niger Nuclear Link Existed
Congressional Dems Call For Investigation Over Iraq Intelligence
Pentagon Accused of Under-reporting Number of Attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq
Man Kills 5 Co-workers, Including 4 African-Americans, in Racially-Motivated Attack at Lockheed Martin plant
- As Bush Travels to South Africa We Hear From Nelson Mandela, Poet and Activist Dennis Brutus, Greg Palast and Others
Breaking precedent, Bush is not seeking to speak with Mandela. We’ll go back to January to hear Mandela say Bush “cannot think properly " and that the invasion of Iraq was "the greatest mistake of his life.” And we go to the streets of Pretoria where thousands are protesting Bush’s arrival.
- Pentagon Goes Sci-Fi: A Review of DARPA's Plans to Build Hypersonic Attack Drones, the Big Brother-like Lifelog and a Massive Urban Surveillance System
The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announces new projects that would give U.S. military the ability to strike at any target in the world within two hours without the need of foreign bases. Meanwhile proposed surveillance programs raise ire of civil libertarians.
- Clear Channel Sued For Firing Radio Host Opposed to Iraq War
While Clear Channel has kept shock jock Michael Savage on its airwaves, a radio host in South Carolina is fired for speaking out against the war. Roxanne Walker says Clear Channel also forced her to attend pro-war rallies.